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Public Credit Bureau Coverage (As % of Adults) by Country

Based on a comparison of 94 countries in 2017, Uruguay ranked the highest in public credit bureau coverage as a share of of adults with 100% followed by Portugal and Slovenia. On the other end of the scale was Nigeria with 0.100%, Mali with 0.100% and Guinea Bissau with 0.100%.

Average public credit bureau coverage as a share of of adults reached 13.6% in 2017 in the World according to the National Central Bank. This is 7.77 % more than in the previous year and 68.9 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average public credit bureau coverage as a share of of adults reached an all time high of 13.6% in 2017 and an all time low of 3.28% in 2005. The average annual growth amounted to 11.4 % since 2004.

Public Credit Bureau Coverage (As % of Adults)
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Countries Unit 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Afghanistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.500    
Albania % ... ... ... ...       17.0 19.7 13.1 16.7 27.1    
Algeria % ... ...           0.300 2.30 2.40 2.00 1.90    
Angola %               1.80 1.80 2.40 1.80 3.30    
Argentina %               35.9 37.0 41.9 41.2 42.6    
Armenia % ...             23.7 20.5 21.9 23.5 ... ... ...
Austria %               1.70 1.80 1.70 2.00 2.20    
Azerbaijan % ...             15.6 17.7 23.0 28.7 33.6    
Bangladesh %               0.600 0.800 0.800 0.900 0.900    
Belarus %               49.5 56.2 60.3 64.5 66.9    
Belgium %               72.6 89.0 96.2 96.4 96.3    
Benin %               0.400 0.400 0.400 0.600 0.600    
Bhutan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.40 13.5 15.6 ... ... ... ...
Bolivia %               11.8 14.8 14.1 15.1 15.0    
Bosnia and Herzegovina % ... ... ... ... ...     35.3 36.2 39.1 39.7 38.0    
Brazil %               36.1 46.8 50.4 52.5 55.1    
Brunei % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 55.7 56.6 61.2    
Bulgaria %               52.8 56.3 61.0 62.9 64.7    
Burkina Faso %               1.80 1.70 2.00 2.00 0.300    
Burundi %               0.300 0.300 0.300 3.90 4.40    
Cameroon %               3.60 9.10 8.90 5.40 6.50    
Central African Republic %               2.20 2.40 3.10 2.60 3.30    
Chad % ...             0.500 0.500 0.800 2.10 2.40    
Chile %               35.6 37.4 40.5 44.7 45.1    
China %               23.7 27.7 30.2 33.2 89.5    
Comoros % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.40    
Congo %               8.20 8.30 9.00 9.40 10.9    
Costa Rica %               25.5 28.3 25.4 27.4 27.5    
Czech Republic %               6.10 6.10 6.40 6.40 6.70    
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.200 0.300    
Djibouti % ...             0.200 0.200 0.300 0.300 0.400    
Dominican Republic %               35.9 44.1 59.7 38.1 23.2    
East Timor % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.80 2.00 5.40 5.70 5.80    
Ecuador %               ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Egypt %               3.50 4.30 5.30 5.80 6.60    
El Salvador %               23.9 26.5 27.3 28.2 27.6    
Equatorial Guinea % ...             2.90 3.90 4.70 5.10 7.50    
Ethiopia % ... ...           0.200 0.100 0.100 0.200 0.200    
European Union %               15.6 17.1 18.1 18.3 19.0    
France %               43.3 42.4 43.6 44.5 45.1    
Gabon % ...             24.2 53.8 51.1 50.8 52.0    
Germany %               1.30 1.30 ... 1.30 1.60    
Guatemala % ... ...           17.3 18.0 19.1 19.2 19.0    
Guinea Bissau % ...             1.00 1.10 1.10 1.00 0.100    
Haiti %               0.700 0.700 1.10 1.10 1.60    
Honduras %               16.3 20.7 21.1 21.8 22.2    
Indonesia %   ...           31.8 36.0 41.2 46.4 48.5    
Iraq % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
Iran %               26.5 25.9 41.6 45.0 49.1    
Italy %               23.0 24.1 25.6 24.6 27.3    
Ivory Coast %               2.60 2.90 3.20 3.20 0.300    
Jordan %               1.60 1.90 2.00 2.20 2.40    
Kosovo % ... ... ... ... ...     20.5 22.2 22.1 22.8 95.2    
Kuwait %               10.9 10.9 10.9 10.9 15.3    
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.50 2.50 2.40 3.50 5.10    
Latvia %               59.7 63.8 73.6 76.8 80.8    
Lebanon %               16.6 18.6 19.2 20.3 23.9    
Liberia % ... ... ... ...       0.600 1.10 1.40 1.70 1.80    
Libya % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.500 0.500 0.500 0.500    
Lithuania %               15.0 24.4 28.3 28.8 33.9    
Macedonia %               34.3 34.8 34.8 36.4 38.0    
Madagascar %             ... 0.100 0.100 2.20 2.60 3.00    
Malaysia %               49.4 56.1 52.9 56.2 57.0    
Maldives %               17.7 17.7 17.5 17.3 15.6    
Mali %               3.70 3.30 3.70 3.60 0.100    
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...    
Mauritania %               0.200 0.500 1.40 4.60 6.10    
Mauritius % ... ...           49.8 56.3 69.2 71.9 82.6    
Mongolia %               51.4 58.9 58.3 32.7 40.5    
Montenegro % ... ... ... ...       26.4 25.2 25.2 26.0 26.4    
Morocco %           ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mozambique %               3.80 4.40 4.30 5.70 5.60    
Nicaragua %               10.5 10.8 16.0 16.2 16.3    
Niger %               0.900 0.800 1.00 1.00 0.300    
Nigeria % ... ... ... ...   ... ... 0.100 0.100 0.100 0.100 0.100    
Oman % ... ...           18.9 37.3 21.0 20.6 23.3    
Pakistan %               6.90 7.20 8.00 7.30 6.70    
Palestine % ... ...           5.50 8.10 8.80 9.00 22.5    
Paraguay %               15.7 16.7 20.9 22.8 23.1    
Peru %               28.5 31.2 31.7 33.5 35.2    
Portugal %               86.2 96.0 100 100 100    
Qatar % ... ... ... ... ... ...   32.2 25.2 22.7 23.3 26.5    
Romania %               15.2 14.0 11.8 12.3 15.9    
Rwanda %               1.40 2.00 2.10 2.40 5.40    
Saudi Arabia %       ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Senegal %               4.50 4.60 1.00 1.00 0.500    
Serbia %         ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Seychelles % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 47.5    
Sierra Leone % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.700 0.900 1.00 1.20    
Slovakia %               2.60 2.70 2.70 2.80 3.20    
Slovenia %               3.30 3.40 3.30 3.20 3.10    
Spain %               54.7 53.3 51.9 50.0 49.8    
Syria % ... ... ... ... ... ...   3.70 4.90 7.00 7.70 5.90    
Togo %               2.50 2.80 3.10 3.00 0.500    
Tunisia %               27.3 27.8 28.8 30.2 28.9    
Turkey %               23.8 23.5 27.0 63.6 74.9    
United Arab Emirates %               9.00 5.90 5.80 6.80 7.70    
Uruguay %               28.6 32.9 80.2 84.6 84.1    
Uzbekistan % ... ... ... ...       5.00 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Venezuela %     ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Vietnam %               29.8 37.8 39.1 41.8 41.5    
Yemen % ...             0.700 0.900 1.00 1.20 1.30    
Zimbabwe % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...  
World %               8.21 9.01 10.2 10.5 11.8    

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